The Circle of the Lustful: Francesca da Rimini (‘The Whirlwind of Lovers’)

Line engraving on paper | 243 x 335mm | 1826–7, reprinted 1892

William Blake

After the success of the engravings of 'The Book of Job', Linnell commissioned Blake to make prints of the Dante series as well. However by the time of Blake's death in 1827 only seven engravings had been made. This one illustrates a scene from Canto...
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